Archive for the ‘SPORTS’ Category

Simone Biles Reacts to Gabby Douglas’ Controversial Message

Friday, November 17th, 2017


Gymnast Aly Raisman took to social media Friday to share a message about supporting women who may be victims of sexual abuse.”Women are allowed to feel sexy and comfortable in their own skin, in fact I…

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Trump Has a Ball as NCAA Champion Teams Visit

Friday, November 17th, 2017


President Donald Trump hosted 18 NCAA national championship teams at the White House on Friday, Nov. 17, even tossing around a volleyball with one.

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NBC 6 Weekend Football Preview: A Tale of Two Streaks

Friday, November 17th, 2017


While the three area college programs already know they will be working well into the December holidays, the Miami Dolphins are thankful they are still in the playoff conversation after a three game losing…

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Tampa Bay QB Denies Allegations of Groping Uber Driver

Friday, November 17th, 2017


Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston took to social media Friday denying an allegation he groped an Uber driver in 2016.

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CTE Found in Living Ex-NFL Player for 1st Time: Study

Friday, November 17th, 2017


The “unique pattern” of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the debilitating brain disease known as CTE, has been found for the first time in a patient before he died, NBC News reported.It was detected in…

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Drivers Brings Championship Hopes to Homestead Sunday

Friday, November 17th, 2017


While there will be over 40 drivers taking the green flag at Homestead Miami Speedway for the final race of the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Series season, only four people have a chance to leave the…

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NASCAR Driver Races in Homestead Decades After Uncle’s Death

Friday, November 17th, 2017


It’s a name that have a shared history that will never be taken away – John Nemechek. It’s the name of a former NASCAR truck series driver who lost his life after a crash inside Homestead Miami…

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Homestead Miami Speedway Championship Media Day

Thursday, November 16th, 2017


NBC 6 interviews Martin Truex Jr. during media day ahead of the Homestead Miami Speedway Championship.

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Marlins’ Stanton Wins NL MVP Award

Thursday, November 16th, 2017


Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was named the NL’s Most Valuable Player on Thursday

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Olympians’ Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017


White meat or dark meat? Fresh cranberries or canned? Sweet potatoes or regular mashed potatoes? When it comes to Thanksgiving dishes, Team USA athletes are taking sides.

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‘Canes Rise to No. 3 in Latest CFB Playoff Rankings

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017


Miami made the move after a smothering 41-8 victory over Notre Dame, who previously had been ranked No. 3 in the playoff rankings.

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Roy Halladay Remembered By Family, Friends, Teammates

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017


Former Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay was remembered by friends, family and teammates at a celebration of life in Clearwater, Florida, Nov. 14. Halladay died in a plane crash on

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These US Olympians Made the Jump Between Summer and Winter Games

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017


Since the modern Olympics were founded in 1896, there are only a handful of Americans who have participated in both the Summer and Winter Games. Here are the athletes who have competed in both.

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UCLA Basketball Players Detained in China Returning Home

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017


Three freshman UCLA Basketball players are on their way home from China after being detained on suspicion of shoplifting in Shanghai.

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‘Muchas Gracias, Beisbol’: Beltran Retires After 20 Seasons

Monday, November 13th, 2017


After 20 seasons, Carlos Beltran is leaving baseball on top.After winning his first World Series ring with the Houston Astros this year, the outfielder is retiring, he announced Monday in a personal essay for…

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LeBron, Cavs Hop on NYC Subway; One Rider Is NOT Impressed

Monday, November 13th, 2017


A Monday morning subway ride with a team of NBA players? Only in New York. LeBron James and the Cavs, in town to play the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, hopped on the subway from Penn Station back to…

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Colin Kaepernick Named GQ’s ‘Citizen of the Year’

Monday, November 13th, 2017


Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who ignited a national movement last year after not standing during the national anthem before NFL games, has been named GQ’s “Citizen of the Year.”

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Heartbreaking Loss For 49ers Player Hours Before Team’s First Win

Monday, November 13th, 2017


The 49ers won their first game of the season Sunday against the New York Giants, but their speedy receiver was still reeling from a tragic loss.

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Marathoner Meb Keflezighi Reflects on His Career, Final Race

Monday, November 13th, 2017


San Diegan Meb Keflezighi, one of the most accomplished marathon runners in American history, retired after finishing 11th in the New York Marathon at age 42. It was his 26th and final career marathon.

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Marlins Expected to Have Busy Week at GM Meetings

Monday, November 13th, 2017


The Marlins are heading into the annual GM meetings with plenty of players to discuss

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Dolphins Game Preview: Week Ten vs. Panthers

Sunday, November 12th, 2017


The Dolphins will try and halt their skid when they take on the Panthers on Monday evening

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Ball Surpasses James, Becomes Youngest to Get Triple-Double

Sunday, November 12th, 2017


On Saturday night in Milwaukee, Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball made history by becoming the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double at 20 years and 15 days, which beat the previous record…

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Miami Hurricanes Remain Undefeated After Beating Notre Dame

Sunday, November 12th, 2017


Malik Rosier threw for a touchdown and ran for another, Deejay Dallas ran for a pair of scores and No. 7 Miami overwhelmed No. 3 Notre Dame 41-8 on Saturday night.

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Best College GameDay Signs From University of Miami

Saturday, November 11th, 2017


College GameDay is back in Coral Gables for the first time in over 15 years, and Miami Hurricanes fans are taking over the campus.

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University of Miami Bringing ‘Swag’ Back to College GameDay

Saturday, November 11th, 2017


ESPN’s College GameDay is back in Coral Gables for the first time in over 15 years, and South Florida fans taking over the campus as the Miami Hurricanes welcome one of their most hated rivals to the area.

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World Series Trophy Damaged at Charity Event: Report

Friday, November 10th, 2017


The 2017 Commissioner’s Trophy awarded to the Houston Astros earlier this month was damaged during a charity event on Wednesday.The Houston Chronicle reports that the table that the trophy was sitting…

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Big Wave Surfer Breaks Back in Massive 50FT Wave Wipeout

Friday, November 10th, 2017


Big wave surfer Andrew Cotton suffered a broken back while surfing one of the world’s biggest waves.

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Woman Runs 26-Mile NYC Marathon Backwards: Report

Friday, November 10th, 2017


A San Diego woman who thought she’d never run again completed the New York City Marathon on Sunday — backwards.Justine Galloway has a rare condition called runner’s dystonia that causes her brain to activate…

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NBC 6 Weekend Football Preview: Epic Showdown at Hard Rock

Friday, November 10th, 2017


It’s the moment that South Florida fans have been waiting for the last three decades as the Miami Hurricanes welcome one of their most hated rivals back to the area for a matchup that has national…

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Artist Brings Miami Hurricanes ‘Swag’ With Wynwood Mural

Friday, November 10th, 2017


The excitement for Miami Hurricanes football is back – from ESPN’s College GameDay setting up on campus to preview the big game to ticket prices in the thousands for the battle with Notre Dame.

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